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  • Queer Difficulty in Art and Poetry

    Rethinking the Sexed Body in Verse and Visual Culture

    Edited by Jongwoo Jeremy Kim, Christopher Reed

    Augmenting recent developments in theories of gender and sexuality, this anthology marks a compelling new phase in the scholarship on queer visual studies. Navigating notions of silence, misunderstanding, pleasure, and even affects of phobia in artworks and texts, the authors in this volume propose…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 

  • Liminalities of Gender and Sexuality in Nineteenth-Century Iranian Photography

    Desirous Bodies

    By Staci Gem Scheiwiller

    Nineteenth-century Iran was an ocularcentered society predicated on visuality and what was seen and unseen, and photographs became liminal sites of desire that maneuvered "betwixt and between" various social spaces—public, private, seen, unseen, accessible, and forbidden—thus mapping, graphing, and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge History of Photography

  • James McNeill Whistler and France

    A Dialogue in Paint, Poetry, and Music

    By Suzanne M. Singletary

    James McNeil Whistler and France: A Dialogue in Paint, Poetry, and Music is the first full-length and in-depth study to position this painter within the overall trajectory of French modernism during the second half of the nineteenth century and to view the artist as integral to the aesthetic…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12 

  • A Surrealist Stratigraphy of Dorothea Tanning’s Chasm

    By Catriona McAra

    In A Surrealist Stratigraphy of Dorothea Tanning’s Chasm, Catriona McAra offers the first critical study of the literary work of the celebrated American painter and sculptor Dorothea Tanning (1910–2012). McAra fills a major gap in the scholarship, repositioning Tanning’s writing at the centre of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28 
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Women Architects and Modernism in India

    Narratives and contemporary practices

    By Madhavi Desai

    Studies on architecture in South Asia continue to ignore women in canonical histories of the discipline. This book attempts to recover the stories of the women architects whose careers nearly parallel the development of modernism in colonial and postcolonial India. Writing their experiences into…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge India
    Visual and Media Histories

  • Gender and Activism in a Little Magazine

    The Modern Figures of the Masses

    By Rachel Schreiber

    Interweaving nuanced discussions of politics, visuality, and gender, Gender and Activism in a Little Magazine uncovers the complex ways that gender figures into the graphic satire created by artists for the New York City-based socialist journal, the Masses. This exceptional magazine was published…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Painted Men in Britain, 1868–1918

    Royal Academicians and Masculinities

    By Jongwoo Jeremy Kim

    An original and overdue exploration of the representation of masculinity in British academic art in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Painted Men in Britain, 1868-1918 analyzes transgressions of gender and sexuality as represented in paintings by Leighton, Sargent, Tuke, and their…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Titian, Colonna and the Renaissance Science of Procreation

    Equicola's Seasons of Desire

    By Anthony Colantuono

    Titian, Colonna and the Renaissance Science of Procreation demonstrates that two major monuments of Italian Renaissance culture - Bellini's and Titian's famous series of mytho-poetical paintings for the camerino of Duke Alfonso d'Este of Ferrara, and Francesco Colonna's Hypnerotomachia Poliphili -…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Wives, Widows, Mistresses, and Nuns in Early Modern Italy

    Making the Invisible Visible through Art and Patronage

    Edited by Katherine A. McIver

    Through a visually oriented investigation of historical (in)visibility in early modern Italy, the essays in this volume recover those women - wives, widows, mistresses, the illegitimate - who have been erased from history in modern literature, rendered invisible or obscured by history or…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • Reconciling Art and Mothering

    Edited by Rachel Epp Buller

    Reconciling Art and Mothering contributes a chorus of new voices to the burgeoning body of scholarship on art and the maternal and, for the first time, focuses exclusively on maternal representations and experiences within visual art throughout the world. This innovative essay collection joins the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Crafting the Woman Professional in the Long Nineteenth Century

    Artistry and Industry in Britain

    Edited by Kyriaki Hadjiafxendi, Patricia Zakreski

    Over the course of the nineteenth century, women in Britain participated in diverse and prolific forms of artistic labour. As they created objects and commodities that blurred the boundaries between domestic and fine art production, they crafted subjectivities for themselves as creative workers. By…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Redefining Gender in American Impressionist Studio Paintings

    Work Place/Domestic Space

    By Kirstin Ringelberg

    Were late nineteenth-century gender boundaries as restrictive as is generally held? In Redefining Gender in American Impressionist Studio Paintings: Work Place/Domestic Space, Kirstin Ringelberg argues that it is time to bring the current re-evaluation of the notion of separate spheres to these…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

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